Alabama Crimson Tide vs Samford (Apr 29, 2008)

Box Score
                       2008 ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE BASEBALL
                        Alabama Crimson Tide at Samford
              Apr 29, 2008 at Birmingham, Alabama (Griffin Field)

Alabama Crimson Tide 10 (26-21)

Player                    AB  R  H RBI BB SO PO  A LOB  Avg.
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Josh Rutledge ss.........  5  0  1  0   0  0  2  3   3  .391
Ross Wilson 2b...........  3  0  1  0   0  0  0  1   3  .259
 Ryan Rhoden ph/lf.......  2  0  0  0   0  0  1  0   1  .260
 Alex Kubal pr/cf........  1  1  0  0   0  1  2  0   0  .327
Alex Avila dh............  2  2  2  1   3  0  0  0   0  .328
 Vincent DiFazio ph......  0  0  0  0   1  0  0  0   0  .000
Brandon May lf/2b........  6  2  2  2   0  1  1  3   1  .350
Matt Bentley 1b..........  3  2  1  0   1  1  5  0   2  .270
 Wes Henderson 1b........  0  0  0  0   0  0  3  1   0  .370
Kent Matthes rf..........  4  2  3  1   1  0  2  0   0  .306
Tyler Odle cf/lf.........  4  0  1  1   0  3  4  0   2  .307
Jake Smith 3b............  4  0  0  1   0  1  1  2   0  .239
Kyle Moore c.............  4  1  2  2   0  0  5  1   0  .269
 Mike Sharp c............  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  .288
Nathan Kilcrease p.......  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0     -
 Jimmy Nelson p..........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0     -
 Josh Copeland p.........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0     -
 Will Stroup p...........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0     -
 Austin Graham p.........  0  0  0  0   0  0  1  0   0     -
Totals................... 38 10 13  8   6  7 27 11  12

Samford 6 (27-16)

Player                    AB  R  H RBI BB SO PO  A LOB  Avg.
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Michael Johnson 2b.......  4  2  2  0   0  0  4  2   0  .322
Bill Whitehead 3b........  3  0  2  1   1  0  2  6   0  .314
Michael Marseco ss.......  4  1  3  2   1  0  1  3   0  .417
Michael Rutledge rf......  5  1  1  3   0  1  0  0   3  .356
 Drew Reagan rf..........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  .273
Bear Burnett c...........  5  0  0  0   0  0  7  1   2  .308
Tripp Swann dh...........  3  0  1  0   1  0  0  0   3  .299
 Joe Durham pr/dh........  1  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  .083
Marcus Rodriguez 1b......  3  1  1  0   0  1  9  0   0  .260
 Stephen Ballard ph......  1  0  0  0   0  1  0  0   0  .000
 Matt Zauchin 1b.........  1  0  0  0   0  0  2  0   0  .250
Wayne Miller cf..........  4  0  1  0   0  1  2  0   1  .290
John Morgan lf...........  3  1  2  0   0  0  0  0   1  .341
David Knapp p............  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0     -
 Joshua Vanfleteren p....  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0     -
 Andrew Jones p..........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0     -
Totals................... 37  6 13  6   3  4 27 12  10

Score by Innings                    R  H  E
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Alabama Crimson Tide 014 020 030 - 10 13  3
Samford............. 050 100 000 -  6 13  3
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E - May(9); Odle(1); K. Moore(1); Johnson(12); Marseco(12); Knapp(1). DP -
Alabama 2; Samford 2. LOB - Alabama 12; Samford 10. 2B - Matthes(7);
Marseco(12); Miller(10); Morgan(10). HR - May(6); K. Moore(1); Rutledge(4).
HBP - Rutledge; Bentley; K. Moore; Morgan. SF - Odle(2); J. Smith(1);
Whitehead(2). SB - Wilson(7); Kubal(7); Bentley(3); Matthes(6); Marseco(9).
CS - Wilson(4). Reached on CI - Johnson.

Alabama Crimson Tide   IP  H  R ER BB SO AB BF  NP   ERA
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Nathan Kilcrease....  3.0  8  6  1  1  2 16 19  70  1.98
Jimmy Nelson........  3.0  5  0  0  1  1 13 14  52  5.79
Josh Copeland.......  1.0  0  0  0  0  1  2  3  14  1.65
Will Stroup.........  0.2  0  0  0  1  0  2  3   8  4.23
Austin Graham.......  1.1  0  0  0  0  0  4  4  13  3.99

Samford                IP  H  R ER BB SO AB BF  NP   ERA
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David Knapp.........  2.1  5  5  5  2  1 11 16  61  4.06
Joshua Vanfleteren..  3.2  6  2  2  2  4 15 18  62  4.97
Andrew Jones........  3.0  2  3  1  2  2 12 15  59  5.66

Win - Nelson (2-2).  Loss - Vanfleteren (2-3).  Save - Graham (2).
WP - Vanfleteren(8); A. Jones(7). HBP - by Knapp (Bentley); by Knapp (Rutledge);
by A. Jones (K. Moore); by Copeland (Morgan). PB - Burnett(10). CI - K. Moore.
Inherited runners/scored: Nelson 2/1; Copeland 2/0; Stroup 1/0; Graham 2/0;
Vanfleteren 1/1. Pitches/strikes: Kilcrease 70/43; Nelson 52/35; Copeland 14/8;
Stroup 8/4; Graham 13/6; Knapp 61/39; Vanfleteren 62/39; A. Jones 59/32.
Umpires - HP: Jeff HEAD  1B: Kidd McGHEE  3B: Mo HODGES
Start: 6:02 PM   Time: 3:36   Attendance: 1641
Weather: Sunny, 64, WIND: NW 8 mph
Game notes:
Kyle Moore hits fourth career home run in 5th inning to give UA a 7-6 lead
Rutledge extends hitting streak to 23 games ... Alabama closes non-SEC
slate with 16-10 record ... May hit sixth home run in 3rd inning ... Five
of May's six home runs have been on the road.
Kilcrease faced 2 batters in the 4th.
Nelson faced 2 batters in the 7th.
Copeland faced 1 batter in the 8th.
Game: BAMA47

Composite Box Score
                               2008 ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE BASEBALL
                     Alabama Crimson Tide at Samford - Composite Box Score
                      Apr 29, 2008 at Birmingham, Alabama (Griffin Field)

                        Alabama Crimson Tide 10 (26-21)

Player            AB  R  H BI  2B 3B HR BB  SB CS HP SH SF SO IBB KL GDP  PO  A  E
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Rutledge ss        5  0  1  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  1  0  0  0   0  0   0   2  3  0
Wilson 2b          3  0  1  0   0  0  0  0   1  1  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  1  0
Rhoden ph/lf       2  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   1  0  0
Kubal pr/cf        1  1  0  0   0  0  0  0   1  0  0  0  0  1   0  0   0   2  0  0
Avila dh           2  2  2  1   0  0  0  3   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  0  0
DiFazio ph         0  0  0  0   0  0  0  1   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  0  0
May lf/2b          6  2  2  2   0  0  1  0   0  0  0  0  0  1   0  0   2   1  3  1
Bentley 1b         3  2  1  0   0  0  0  1   1  0  1  0  0  1   1  0   0   5  0  0
W. Henderson 1b    0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   3  1  0
Matthes rf         4  2  3  1   1  0  0  1   1  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   2  0  0
Odle cf/lf         4  0  1  1   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  1  3   0  1   0   4  0  1
J. Smith 3b        4  0  0  1   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  1  1   0  0   0   1  2  0
K. Moore c         4  1  2  2   0  0  1  0   0  0  1  0  0  0   0  0   0   5  1  1
Sharp c            0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  0  0
Kilcrease p        0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  0  0
Nelson p           0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  0  0
Copeland p         0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  0  0
Stroup p           0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  0  0
Graham p           0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   1  0  0
Totals......      38 10 13  8   1  0  2  6   4  1  3  0  2  7   1  1   2  27 11  3

                               Samford 6 (27-16)

Player            AB  R  H BI  2B 3B HR BB  SB CS HP SH SF SO IBB KL GDP  PO  A  E
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Johnson 2b         4  2  2  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   4  2  1
Whitehead 3b       3  0  2  1   0  0  0  1   0  0  0  0  1  0   0  0   0   2  6  0
Marseco ss         4  1  3  2   1  0  0  1   1  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   1  3  1
Rutledge rf        5  1  1  3   0  0  1  0   0  0  0  0  0  1   0  0   0   0  0  0
Reagan rf          0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  0  0
Burnett c          5  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   7  1  0
Swann dh           3  0  1  0   0  0  0  1   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  0  0
Durham pr/dh       1  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  0  0
Rodriguez 1b       3  1  1  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  1   0  0   1   9  0  0
Ballard ph         1  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  1   0  0   0   0  0  0
Zauchin 1b         1  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   2  0  0
Miller cf          4  0  1  0   1  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  1   0  0   1   2  0  0
Morgan lf          3  1  2  0   1  0  0  0   0  0  1  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  0  0
Knapp p            0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  0  1
Vanfleteren p      0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  0  0
A. Jones p         0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  0  0
Totals......      37  6 13  6   3  0  1  3   1  0  1  0  1  4   0  0   2  27 12  3

Alabama Crimson Tide   IP  H  R ER BB SO  WP HB BK IBB SH SF CI  2B 3B HR  AB BF  FO GO  NP
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Kilcrease             3.0  8  6  1  1  2   0  0  0  0   0  1  1   1  0  1  16 19   6  1  70
Nelson  W,2-2         3.0  5  0  0  1  1   0  0  0  0   0  0  0   2  0  0  13 14   3  3  52
Copeland              1.0  0  0  0  0  1   0  1  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0   2  3   0  1  14
Stroup                0.2  0  0  0  1  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0   2  3   1  1   8
Graham  S,2           1.1  0  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0   4  4   1  3  13

Samford                IP  H  R ER BB SO  WP HB BK IBB SH SF CI  2B 3B HR  AB BF  FO GO  NP
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Knapp                 2.1  5  5  5  2  1   0  2  0  0   0  1  0   1  0  1  11 16   3  2  61
Vanfleteren  L,2-3    3.2  6  2  2  2  4   1  0  0  0   0  1  0   0  0  1  15 18   3  3  62
A. Jones              3.0  2  3  1  2  2   1  1  0  1   0  0  0   0  0  0  12 15   1  5  59

Umpires - HP: Jeff HEAD  1B: Kidd McGHEE  3B: Mo HODGES
Start: 6:02 PM   Time: 3:36   Attendance: 1641

Weather: Sunny, 64, WIND: NW 8 mph
Game notes:
Kyle Moore hits fourth career home run in 5th inning to give UA a 7-6 lead
Rutledge extends hitting streak to 23 games ... Alabama closes non-SEC
slate with 16-10 record ... May hit sixth home run in 3rd inning ... Five
of May's six home runs have been on the road.
Kilcrease faced 2 batters in the 4th.
Nelson faced 2 batters in the 7th.
Copeland faced 1 batter in the 8th.
Game: BAMA47

Play-by-Play
                       2008 ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE BASEBALL
                 Alabama Crimson Tide at Samford - Play-by-Play
              Apr 29, 2008 at Birmingham, Alabama (Griffin Field)


Score by Innings                    R  H  E
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Alabama Crimson Tide 014 020 030 - 10 13  3
Samford............. 050 100 000 -  6 13  3
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Alabama Crimson Tide starters: 2/ss Rutledge; 3/2b Wilson; 16/dh Avila; 6/lf
May; 25/1b Bentley; 22/rf Matthes; 43/cf Odle; 14/3b J. Smith; 1/c K. Moore;
28/p Kilcrease;
Samford starters: 5/2b Johnson; 10/3b Whitehead; 2/ss Marseco; 13/rf Rutledge;
3/c Burnett; 11/dh Swann; 17/1b Rodriguez; 6/cf Miller; 12/lf Morgan; 36/p
Knapp;

Alabama Crimson Tide 1st - Rutledge popped up to 2b (0-0). Wilson
reached on a fielding error by p (2-2 KBFB). Wilson stole second. Avila walked
(3-2 BKSBBB). May grounded into double play 3b to 2b to 1b (1-2 KFBF); Avila
out on the play. 0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB.

Samford 1st - Johnson singled to second base (1-0 B). Whitehead singled
through the left side (0-1 F); Johnson advanced to second. Marseco walked (3-1
BBFBB); Whitehead advanced to second; Johnson advanced to third. Rutledge
popped up to cf (2-2 KBBK). Burnett infield fly to 3b (3-1 BBBK). Swann flied
out to cf to left center (0-0). 0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB.

Alabama Crimson Tide 2nd - Bentley hit by pitch (0-1 K). Matthes fouled
out to 1b (0-1 S). Bentley stole second. Odle singled to right field (3-2
BBKBS); Bentley advanced to third. J. Smith struck out swinging (0-2 KSS). K.
Moore singled down the lf line, RBI (1-1 BK); Odle advanced to third; Bentley
scored. Rutledge hit by pitch (0-2 KF); K. Moore advanced to second. Wilson
reached on a fielder's choice (2-2 BKBF); Rutledge advanced to second; K. Moore
out at third 3b unassisted. 1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB.

Samford 2nd - Rodriguez singled to third base (2-0 BB). Miller fouled
out to c, bunt (1-0 B). Morgan doubled to center field (1-2 KFB); Rodriguez
advanced to third. Johnson reached on catcher's interference (1-2 BFF).
Whitehead flied out to cf, SF, RBI (2-1 SBB); Johnson advanced to second on a
throwing error by cf; Morgan advanced to third; Rodriguez scored, unearned.
Marseco singled to second base, RBI (1-2 FFBF); Johnson advanced to third;
Morgan scored, unearned. Rutledge homered down the lf line, 3 RBI, unearned
(1-1 BS); Marseco scored, unearned; Johnson scored, unearned. Burnett grounded
out to 2b (1-2 KBS). 5 runs, 4 hits, 2 errors, 0 LOB.

Alabama Crimson Tide 3rd - Avila walked (3-0 BBBB). May homered to
center field, 2 RBI (2-0 BB); Avila scored. Bentley singled down the rf line
(2-2 KBBKF). Matthes doubled to center field (0-0); Bentley advanced to third.
Odle flied out to cf, SF, RBI (1-2 BSS); Matthes advanced to third; Bentley
scored. Vanfleteren to p for Knapp. J. Smith flied out to cf, SF, RBI (0-0);
Matthes scored. K. Moore grounded out to 3b (0-0). 4 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors,
0 LOB.

Samford 3rd - Swann popped up to cf (1-1 BK). Rodriguez struck out
swinging (0-2 KKS). Miller struck out swinging (1-2 KBSS). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0
errors, 0 LOB.

Alabama Crimson Tide 4th - Rutledge grounded out to 3b (0-0). Wilson
singled to left field (1-2 FSB). Wilson out at second c to ss, caught stealing.
Avila walked (3-1 BFBBB). May singled to right field (1-0 B); Avila advanced to
second. Bentley struck out swinging (1-2 FKBS). 0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2
LOB.

Samford 4th - Morgan singled to left field (3-2 FFBBFFB). Johnson
singled to left field (2-0 BB); Morgan advanced to second. Nelson to p for
Kilcrease. Morgan out at second c to ss, picked off. Whitehead singled through
the left side (2-2 SSFBFBFF); Johnson advanced to second. Marseco singled
through the right side, RBI (1-2 FSB); Whitehead advanced to third; Johnson
scored. Marseco stole second. Rutledge struck out swinging (2-2 KBFBS). Burnett
grounded out to ss (0-0). 1 run, 4 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

Alabama Crimson Tide 5th - Matthes walked (3-0 BBBB). Matthes advanced
to second on a passed ball. Odle struck out swinging (1-2 FBFS). Matthes stole
third. J. Smith fouled out to 1b (2-1 BBF). K. Moore homered to left center,
RBI (2-2 BSBS); Matthes scored. Rutledge singled to right field (1-2 FKB).
Rhoden pinch hit for Wilson. Rhoden grounded out to ss (0-1 F). 2 runs, 2
hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Samford 5th - Rhoden to lf. May to 2b. Swann singled to left field (2-2
KBKB). Rodriguez grounded into double play 3b to 2b to 1b (1-2 SSB); Swann out
on the play. Miller doubled to center field (1-2 SFB). Morgan grounded out to
3b (0-1 K). 0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Alabama Crimson Tide 6th - Avila singled down the lf line (1-1 BK). May
struck out swinging (2-2 KBBFS). Bentley fouled out to 3b (0-0). Matthes
singled to left field (0-0); Avila advanced to second. Matthes advanced to
second on a wild pitch; Avila advanced to third on a wild pitch. Odle struck
out swinging (3-2 FBBBFFK). 0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

Samford 6th - Johnson fouled out to lf down the lf line (0-0). Whitehead
flied out to rf to right center (0-1 K). Marseco doubled to right center (1-1
BF). Rutledge flied out to rf (1-0 B). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Alabama Crimson Tide 7th - A. Jones to p for Vanfleteren. J. Smith
grounded out to 3b (1-2 FSB). K. Moore grounded out to ss (1-1 SB). Rutledge
grounded out to 3b (1-0 B). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Samford 7th - Burnett reached on a fielding error by 2b, advanced to
second (2-0 BB). Swann walked (3-1 BFBBB). Copeland to p for Nelson. Durham
pinch ran for Swann. Ballard pinch hit for Rodriguez. Ballard struck out
swinging (1-2 BKFS). Miller grounded into double play 2b to ss to 1b (3-1
BBBK); Durham out on the play. 0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB.

Alabama Crimson Tide 8th - Zauchin to 1b for Ballard. Rhoden reached on
a fielding error by ss (0-0). Kubal pinch ran for Rhoden. Kubal stole second.
Avila singled to left field, RBI (1-1 FB); Kubal scored, unearned. May reached
on a throwing error by 2b, advanced to second (2-2 BFBS); Avila advanced to
third. Bentley intentionally walked (3-0 BBBB). Matthes singled through the
right side, RBI (1-0 B); Bentley advanced to second; May advanced to third;
Avila scored. Odle struck out looking (3-2 BSBBKFK). Matthes advanced to second
on a wild pitch; Bentley advanced to third on a wild pitch; May scored on a
wild pitch, unearned. J. Smith fouled out to 2b down the rf line (1-1 SB). K.
Moore hit by pitch (3-2 KBBFB). Rutledge grounded out to 3b (2-1 BBF). 3
runs, 2 hits, 2 errors, 3 LOB.

Samford 8th - Kubal to cf. W. Henderson to 1b for Bentley. Odle to lf.
Sharp to c for K. Moore. Morgan hit by pitch (2-2 KFBB). Stroup to p for
Copeland. Johnson grounded out to 1b unassisted, bunt (0-0); Morgan advanced to
second. Whitehead walked (3-2 BSBBKB). Marseco flied out to cf (0-0); Morgan
advanced to third. Graham to p for Stroup. Rutledge flied out to cf (1-0 B).
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

Alabama Crimson Tide 9th - Reagan to rf for Rutledge. Kubal struck out
swinging (1-2 BFKFS). DiFazio pinch hit for Avila. DiFazio walked (3-2 KBBKBB).
May grounded into double play ss to 2b to 1b (2-0 BB); DiFazio out on the play.
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Samford 9th - Burnett grounded out to 2b (1-1 BK). Durham to dh. Durham
grounded out to ss (2-0 BB). Zauchin out at first 1b to p (3-1 BKBB). 0
runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.
Line score

Alabama Crimson Tide 10, Samford 6 (Apr 29, 2008 at Birmingham, Alabama)
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Alabama Crimson Tide 014 020 030  - 10 13  3      (26-21)
Samford............. 050 100 000  -  6 13  3      (27-16)
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Pitchers: Alabama Crimson Tide - Nathan Kilcrease; Jimmy Nelson(4); Josh Copeland(7);
Will Stroup(8); Austin Graham(8). Samford - David Knapp; Joshua Vanfleteren(3); Andrew Jones(7)
.
Win-Jimmy Nelson(2-2)  Save-Austin Graham(2)  Loss-Joshua Vanfleteren(2-3)  T-3:36  A-1641
HR ALABAMA - Brandon May (6); Kyle Moore (1).
HR SU - Michael Rutledge (4).
Weather: Sunny, 64, WIND: NW 8 mph
Game notes:
Kyle Moore hits fourth career home run in 5th inning to give UA a 7-6 lead
Rutledge extends hitting streak to 23 games ... Alabama closes non-SEC
slate with 16-10 record ... May hit sixth home run in 3rd inning ... Five
of May's six home runs have been on the road.
Kilcrease faced 2 batters in the 4th.
Nelson faced 2 batters in the 7th.
Copeland faced 1 batter in the 8th.
Game: BAMA47
     
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